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Scholarly Communication

 

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Metrics: Measuring the Impact of Your Research

 

From Bibliometrics to Altmetrics: A Changing Scholarly Landscape

Great list of general resources, organisations, support and scholarly peer networks. Gives an excellent overview of bibliometrics and altmetrics

 

The Impact Factor Game

Good overview of impact factors and what's broken with them

 

The Eigenfactor Metrics

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Open Access: upload your manuscript

There is now a growing need to make published research accessible. Once your manuscript is accepted for publication you are advised to upload it to the University repository within 3 months. It will ensure that your work is eligible for REF and that it complies with your funders’ open access requirements. You can also find out what are the open access policies stipulated by different funders and journals.
 

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Personal & Professional Development (PPD)

Professional development opportunities from the University specifically targeted at research staff. Includes training on teaching and learning, career management, communication and applying for funding.

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Research Excellence Framework

Information about the Research Excellence Framework, the current system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

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